FlowDirection Enum


Defines constants that specify the content flow direction for text and UI elements.

Equivalent WinUI enum: FlowDirection.

public enum class FlowDirection
/// [Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, 65536)]
enum FlowDirection
[Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(typeof(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract), 65536)]
public enum FlowDirection
Public Enum FlowDirection
<object property="enumMemberName"/>

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10 (introduced in 10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v1.0)


LeftToRight 0

Indicates that content should flow from left to right.

RightToLeft 1

Indicates that content should flow from right to left.


The FlowDirection enumeration is used as a value by the FrameworkElement.FlowDirection property. LeftToRight is the default value.

FrameworkElement.FlowDirection is interpreted differently for render purposes depending on which FrameworkElement subclass is involved as the content or as a container. For more info, see FrameworkElement.FlowDirection.

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See also